Regional Dialogue Workshop on Green and Sustainable Agriculture

(KPL) Green and sustainable development initiatives and policies enabling the positive transformation of agricultural production systems were shared at a regional workshop on green and sustainable agriculture held on Jan 21-22 in Vientiane Capital, Lao PDR. The workshop, supported by the Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) and FAO, Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry’s Department of Policy […]

Forest Officer, GRET International, Lao PDR

Organization GRET, Professionals for Fair Development is a French international development Non-Government Organization (iNGO), which works from the ground up, with the aim of providing durable and innovative answers to the challenges of poverty and inequalities. GRET is implementing a Bamboo and Rattan Sustainable Value Chain project which includes supporting the implementation of the Huaphanh […]

EARTH Talks: Why We Love Sustainable Farming in Laos, September 27, 2019

Ben Patrick, founder of ECO ASIA and Luang Prabang-based permaculture consultant, will lead an interactive talk on promoting sustainable farming in Laos (Earth care – People care – Fair share), outline his project, and discuss ways you can get involved. A Q&A session will follow. Bring Yourself Down to EARTH – Vientiane for this special […]

TOT training of Permaculture, 14 – 19 October, 2019, Lao PDR

Pha Tad KeBotanical Garden has started a new permaculture project. This project will involve the development and installation of a permaculture demonstration/research farm in Pha Tad Ke Botanical Garden, Laos with a training program for local farmers, government staff, NPAs and NGO’s. As part of this program, we will teach and showcase sustainable practices and how […]

Regional Vegetable Forum 2019 Sharing knowledge and experience to promote development of vegetable and improve income of smallholders

Regional Vegetable Forum 2019 Supporting the adoption of interventions (improved practices and new technologies) by smallholders for sustainable year-round production of safe fresh vegetables The vegetable sector is becoming a higher focus for research, development and the private sector in Southeast Asia due to the greater nutritional and economic values that can be derived. However, […]

Xieng Khuang beekeepers savour sweet taste of success

Vientiane Times, August 8, 2019 Source: http://www.vientianetimes.org.la/sub-new/Current/Curr_Xieng179.php Beekeepers from four districts in Xieng Khuang province have been able to collect more than 12 tonnes of fresh, natural honey this year following below-average rainfall. This year’s production represents a significant increase from 2018 when Paek, Phoukoud, Phaxay and Khoun districts managed just under eight tonnes of honey between them […]

IRI Digital Story Telling Camp, September 23-27, 2019, Luangprabang, Lao PDR

IRI is hosting a Digital Story Telling Camp for Lao Youth at Souphanouvong University from September 23-27, 2019. Camp participants will learn how to use digital storytelling as an advocacy tool. Campers’ stories will focus on illuminating the experience of different communities in Laos, highlighting the ways individuals have overcome barriers to inclusion. We are […]

Agronomist (Lao National) – Urgently Needed!

AGRISUD International (AGRISUD), French Non-Profit and Non-Governmental Organization partners with Green Community Development Association (GCDA), a Lao Non-Profit Association (NPA) to implement a project – Forestry and Agro-ecology in Lao Rural Uplands Phase 2 (FORAE 2) in Viengkham District, Luang Prabang Province. The project’s specific objective is to “strengthen the agrienvironmental and socio-economic dynamics brought […]

Project Manager, Lao PDR

INTRODUCTION To contribute to the implementation of FLEGT Programme of Government of Laos (GoL) in addressing world concerns related  illegal logging and timber trading, with supports from FAO-EU-FLEGT Programme, the Environment Conservation and Community Development Association (ECCDA), a Lao CSO, is implementing a Pro-FLEGT project that will pilot the legality requirements for timber coming from […]